“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” — Samuel Pepys favorite dinner made from mother’s recipe guests always love it * * * Mother’s Recipe ~ Two bees feast on nectar-rich heart of Verrone’s Obsidian Dahlia • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Mother’s Recipe” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 … More Mother’s Recipe
“To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.” — Heston Blumenthal carte du jour listing attention turns to eating farm-to-table feast * * * Tasty Snack ~ Miniature Sicilian Donkey enjoys a mid-day treat • Photo and “Tasty Snack” haiku by … More Tasty Snack
“Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.” — Melody Beattie tasty repast draws even simple table scraps buoy hungry soul * * * Meal Enjoyed ~ Flock of starlings, in their winter garb, enjoy remains of autumn orchard harvest. Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Feast” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021
“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” — Luciano Pavarotti * * * Monarch Butterfly feeding on decomposing banana — Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2017; taken at the Butterfly House, Cape Cod Museum … More Fine Dining
It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” — Melody Beattie * * * “The Winter Palace”, Saks Fifth Avenue holiday window, Fifth Avenue, New … More “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
and feasting reconciles everybody.” — Samuel Pepys * * * Egret photo by Jan Logozzo © 2015
“and become rich.” — African proverb (Ashanti tribe) * * * Holstein cow, Tiffany Farm, Lyme, Connecticut. Photo credit: Mary O’Connor © 2007